Today that is 1st of August is the day when Windows 7 Beta with build string as “7000.0.081212-1400” is dead. On January 9 this year Microsoft made available the downloads of Windows 7 Beta and on that day Microsoft suffered huge load on their servers. But now no more Beta as Microsoft wants that testers of Windows 7 Beta moves to some alternate and that way is Release Candidate of Windows 7 i.e. build 7100 which is still alive, available for download till 20th of August. Product key for Windows 7 RC will be still available on Microsoft Site. As we already know that RTM of Windows 7
is out now and will be available on MSDN and TechNet
from 6th of this month or if ntereseted then anyone can go for upgrade offer.
Windows 7 RC can be downloaded from here